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Sick day rules for Type2s.

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by catherinecherub, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I found the link. Hope it works for you and you feel better soon

    https://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/Content.aspx?id=18
     
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  2. 2131tom

    2131tom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I'm having trouble getting my BG down over the past couple of weeks but I think I've had a low-level cold (minimal but definite symptoms) too.
     
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    2131tom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If it's of any reassurance, my BG has been fine for the past 4-5 years and the regular blood tests have confirmed that, so I've not been too concerned about my T2 and BG, or felt the need to test much.

    Having felt rough for a week or so I decided a couple of weeks ago to restart testing and found them all to be above 8, sometimes as high as 15. I've had 11's sometimes on waking up, with hot feet and general sweatiness and readings in the low teens hours after a meal and following my experimenting with low carb days. The only symptoms I've had are a sore throat and slight cough late last week (all cleared up now but still self-isolating) and into the weekend, and I've been sleeping a lot more in the past 3 weeks.

    Tried to see the doc earlier last week for his assessment but got a phone consultation with a different doctor and another blood test form. I fully understand that really shouldn't be a priority at the moment so I'm just hanging on and hoping that it was a virus and it'll clear up soon.
     
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